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Author Crane, Sheila

Title Mediterranean crossroads : Marseille and modern architecture / Sheila Crane

Publ Info Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2011]
 RWU Arch  ARCH NA2543.S6 C73 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 352 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction. Marseille's absent presence in modern architecture -- The view from the bridge : photography, planning, and urban physiognomy -- The city in the world : Marseille's Mediterraneanisms -- Urban gynecology and engineered destruction : spatial politics in the city at war -- Spectacles of ruin : from a new monumentality to urban purification -- Imperial facades : postwar rebuilding and the battle for the old port -- Excavating past and present : recovering the ancient port of Massalia -- Conclusion. Afterimages of Marseille
LC subject Architecture and society -- France -- Marseille -- History -- 20th century
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century
City planning -- France -- Marseille -- History -- 20th century
Marseille (France) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Alt Title Marseille and modern architecture
ISBN 9780816653614 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0816653615 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780816653621 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0816653623 (pbk. : alk. paper)